500 innocent Amerikanz are murdered by police every year (USDOJ).

      Posted July 04, 2014 In 1994 the US Government passed a law authorizing the Pentagon to donate surplus Cold War era military equipment to local police departments. In the 20 years since, weaponry designed for use on a foreign battlefield, has been handed over for use on American streets…against American citizens. The […]

Black Children az Young az Kindergartenerz Are Getting Hand-Cuffed and Arrested Across the US: This Iz Human Rightz Abuse

  Black Agenda Report / By Margaret Kimberley Two recent cases involving the New York City police department show the perils black people face even in childhood. Americans should take a long look in the mirror before criticizing other nations for human rights abuses. The law enforcement system in the United States ranks among the […]

Interview with Mumia: Relevant then, relevant now

  A View from Death Row A written interview with political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal by ILWU Local 10 longshore worker Jack Heyman January 15, 1999 The Dispatcher: West Coast maritime employers attempted by the use of cops and courts to intimidate labor activist picketers and the ILWU from demonstrating international labor solidarity in the Neptune […]

End Police Terror

The PSL is a co-sponsor of this important conference SATURDAY, MARCH 22, 10AM-5PM Immanuel Presbyterian Church 3300 Wilshire Blvd, LA (just a short walk from Wilshire/Normandie Purple Line & Wilshire/Vermont Red/Purple Line) Map & Directions Join dozens of families affected by police violence from across the state of California and countless organizations that are fighting […]

Black Pantherz Speak Out About Police Brutality & Criminal Injustice

source: http://www.usprisonculture.com/blog/2011/04/05/black-panthers-speak-out-about-police-brutality-criminal-injustice/ I came across the Black Panther Party’s 10 Point Plan again last week in the course of doing some research on a different topic.  I stopped to re-read the points and I was struck by two things. The first is that the plan is as relevant today as when it was unveiled in […]

10 Factz about the Mumia Abu-Jamal Case

By Johanna Fernandez  1. Mumia Abu-Jamal is innocent. Mumia has been wrongfully imprisoned for 32 years. He spent the first 28.5 years of his imprisonment on Pennsylvania’s death row. In 2011, his death sentence was confirmed unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court and he is now serving a sentence of “life in prison” without parole. He is […]

Ona Move!: A Conversation With Pam Africa and Ramona Africa

By Jamila K. Wilson   As an activist in Philadelphia, I have been mentored by Pam and Ramona Africa of the MOVE family. They are two women whose love of truth supersedes their acceptance of the status quo.  Over the years, I have heard them speak about their lives as members of MOVE. The MOVE […]

The metaphor of race relations in Brazil

Black, slum-dweller, builder’s assistant, Amarildo Pablo Mattos 2013-12-04, Issue 657 http://pambazuka.org/en/category/features/89847   cc T HThe case of Amarildo, an Afro-Brazilian teenager tortured to death by the Brazilian police represents the dispossession of blacks and institutionalized racism of Brazilian society as black people of the favelas continue to confront racial stereotypes that dehumanize and ultimately take […]

Sheriff’z Department hired officerz with historiez of misconduct

Despite background investigations that revealed wrongdoing, incompetence, or poor performance, the department still hired dozens of problem applicants in 2010, internal records show. By Robert Faturechi and Ben Poston December 01, 2013 Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times) By the numbers Interactive » Of the nearly 400 officers and […]